VP of Information Technology

  • Province de Québec (Canada)
  • Information Technology & Systems
  • Full-time
  • Hybrid
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Shape the future of our IT strategy and infrastructure

As a VP of IT at Coveo, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our information technology, ensuring they align with and accelerate our business objectives. With a strong emphasis on accountability, collaboration, and prioritization, you will be expected to lead by example, demonstrating a profound commitment to excellence and security in every facet of our IT operations.

What makes this opportunity exciting?

Coveo is at the forefront of delivering unparalleled digital experiences through our cutting-edge AI-powered platform. Our technology suite encompasses semantic search, unified personalization, AI recommendations, and Generative Answering, enabling businesses around the globe to redefine how they engage with their customers. 

If you work at Coveo, you are collaborating with a stellar team in a booming industry for a proudly Canadian company born in Quebec. As part of the management team, you will use your influence to bring about strategic decisions that continue to move the company in the right direction.

In this role, you will embrace important responsibilities and will be expected to: 

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing IT team that cares about the customer and maintains excellent collaboration with all departments. IT needs to be the embodiment of great customer service and cross functional collaboration as they serve all of Coveo’s employees.
  • Drive the development and execution of a forward-thinking IT strategy that supports Coveo's business goals, emphasizing innovation, efficiency, and scalability. Prioritize and advocate for the adoption of technologies and practices that can drive business value.
  • Actively contribute to and lead the execution of Coveo's corporate security strategy, ensuring robust protection against emerging threats and alignment with industry best practices.
  • Foster a culture of accountability, collaboration and continuous improvement within the IT department. Implement structured processes and standards to enhance system reliability, data security, and user satisfaction.
  • Identify and implement strategies to reduce operational costs and drive efficiency across all IT operations without compromising on quality or security. Regularly review and optimize IT spending and resource allocation.

Here is what will qualify you for the role:

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior IT management role, preferably in a technology or software company, with a proven track record of developing and executing IT strategies that support business growth and innovation.
  • Extensive experience in managing the execution of corporate IT security strategies, with a deep understanding of cybersecurity trends and best practices.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve customer service excellence and to ensure a seamless collaboration across the organization. 

What will make you stand out:

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills. Must be adept at prioritization and resource allocation in a fast-paced environment.
  • Natural ability to adapt and shift gears in a rapidly changing environment and a good sense of when structure is needed and how to setup the right processes 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage budgets and drive operational efficiency, with a keen eye for identifying cost-saving opportunities.

Do you think you can bring this role to life? 

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Coveo is a Quebec-based company, pioneer in AI-powered search and recommendations. Coveo uses AI technologies and intelligent search to personalize every digital experience for customers, partners, dealers, and employees. Coveo combines unified content, unified interactions behavioral data and machine learning to deliver relevant information and recommendations across every business interaction, making websites, e-commerce, contact centers and intranets efficient, effortless, content-rich, thus boosting conversion.

If it were easy, someone else would have done it. All of our colleagues at Coveo find the drive to continuously seek new challenges and test roads no one else has ever explored. This ethos has allowed us to become a world leader in an innovative industry and to create a collaborative, diverse and trusting place to work filled with amazingly talented and passionate people. We love a good challenge, and we never say no to an opportunity to learn and develop new cutting-edge skills. Discover our values here

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